Wanaka whitewater kayaker Jessica Bailey, 17, won a silver medal at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney at the weekend.
Seventeen hundred athletes representing 30 countries competed in the five-day event in Sydney.
Bailey, 17, competed in the K1 slalom, a whitewater kayak event.
She was at selection races for the New Zealand junior kayak slalom team this week.
- The Southland Times